Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Dan Ariely is back with another killer TED Talk about his research! Back in March I wrote Dan Ariely: Why People Cheat, pointing to Ariely's TED Talk about his research on cheating.
With New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd's plagiarism scandal making headlines, we figured it was a good time to revisit a few other famous cases of word borrowing.
There are certain things about the Old Stone Age you learn in high school—like the distinctions between Lower Paleolithic, Middle Paleolithic, and Upper Paleolithic periods.
Is it ever really too late to complete unfinished business?
I've got movies onÂ my mind lately, so today's Brain Game is a follow-up to yesterday's.
Top 10 Greatest Explosions Ever. Actually this list addresses ten types of big explosions, so you'll for sure learn something new.
The Many Sides of Shel Silverstein.
With Christian Bale's opening in Terminator Salvation just a few days away, I was reminded he recently signed on for Batman 3.
It's still early in the Major League Baseball season, but some teams have already been ravaged by injuries.
While the horse racing world is all abuzz over Rachel Alexandra, the amazing three-year-old filly who recently beat Kentucky Derby winner Mine that Bird (along with a field full of other colts) in the
It was recently announced that as of July 4, 2009, tourists (and non-tourists, I suppose) will once again be able to perch in the Statue of Liberty's crown to gaze out across the land.
If you've been using the web in the last decade, you're likely aware of All your base are belong to us, a strange meme in which poorly translated video game dialogue led to a comedy wildfire
It's an ancient north Indian fighting style that nearly died out in the 19th century, after the British Raj outlawed it and other indigenous martial arts.
At the turn of the last century, there were only two psychedelic compounds known to man: cannabis and mescaline (which is what makes peyote so popular with shamans and hippies).
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